Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Electronics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 155 149
Rank change year-on-year -19 -6 -3
Contract jobs citing Electronics 12 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.76% 0.63%
As % of the General category 0.93% 2.51% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 8
West Midlands median daily rate £274 £311 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.05% -27.62% +22.46%
10th Percentile £240 £105 £379
90th Percentile £369 £516 £575
England median daily rate £475 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +15.15% +8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 23
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £27.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -25.00% +27.91%
10th Percentile £24.99 £22.10 £31.44
90th Percentile £47.05 £34.48 £43.75
England median hourly rate £41.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.33% -2.67% +4.17%

Electronics is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,292 1,674 1,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.38% 30.41% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 994 872
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% +11.11%
10th Percentile £228 £227 £248
90th Percentile £563 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 71 108
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £21.18 £25.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.20% -17.46% -14.47%
10th Percentile £13.88 £10.75 £12.35
90th Percentile £44.80 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +15.56%

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Electronics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in the West Midlands

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Electronics in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in the West Midlands

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics in the West Midlands

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in the West Midlands

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Electronics in the West Midlands

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -1 4 - - 36
Birmingham -12 4 £240 -20.00% 11
Coventry +11 2 £388 -22.50% 7
Staffordshire +9 1 - - 14
Worcestershire 0 1 £308 -18.00% 7
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Automotive
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 3 (25.00%) Telematics
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) 4G
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) ISO 26262
4 2 (16.67%) 5G
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (16.67%) Simulink
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) NHS
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 2 (16.67%) C

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (16.67%) Simulink
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) 4G
1 2 (16.67%) 5G
1 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Automotive
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Clinical Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Telematics Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (8.33%) Flash
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
1 2 (16.67%) Robotics
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (25.00%) Telematics
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (16.67%) Mechatronics
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 2 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Physics
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) SysML
3 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C++
1 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 26262
2 1 (8.33%) AQAP
2 1 (8.33%) IEC 62304
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 13485
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (8.33%) MISRA
2 1 (8.33%) PMO
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft